Understanding Rental Property Cap Rate

October 23, 2019

A cap rate, otherwise known as a capitalization rate, is one of the most important fundamental indicators for determining whether or not a property is worth pursuing. Not surprisingly, cap rates have proven instrumental in building some of today’s most prolific real estate investing portfolios, and there’s no reason it couldn’t help you do the […]


The 1% Rule In Real Estate Investing: What You Need to Know..

October 16, 2019

The “1 percent rule,” has served buy-and-hold investors particularly well for quite some time. Because its ability to serve as a baseline for establishing a rental property’s profit potential, landlords have come to rely on this particular rule to help gauge their interest in an asset. In its simplest form, however, the 1 percent rule […]


Why Investors Should Hope For The Best But Prepare For The Worst

October 9, 2019

Most investors are optimistic in nature. They think they can turn any property into a home run, regardless of how many people are telling them they can’t. This kind of excitement and positivity works great on certain properties, but can also come back to bite them if they are not realistic. When evaluating a property […]


The Biggest Challenges Of Selling An Inherited Property

October 2, 2019

In the world of real estate, you never know what is on the horizon. There are plenty of times when situation is thrown on your lap completely out of the blue with unfamiliar circumstances. Such can the case with inherited properties. Dealing with an inherited property  or a property in probate can be one of […]


The Real Estate Investor’s Guide To Comparable Home Sales

September 25, 2019

When a real estate investor selects a property to acquire, knowing whether or not the property will prove to be profitable is not as easy as going off of gut instinct. Rather, successful investors spend a considerable amount of time performing market and property research before making a decision, while using any and all decision-making tools […]


The Short Sale Process

September 18, 2019

A lot has changed in the world of real estate over the last decade.As difficult as it may be to believe, the mortgage collapse was over ten years ago. One of the defining terms shortly after the collapse was “short sale”. There is a good chance that even if you were in real estate you […]


How To Negotiate To Get The Best Possible Deal

September 11, 2019

In real estate it is not enough to simply get the property you desire. If you overpay or the closing is later than you desire, you won’t be able to maximize the bottom line.  It is essential to win every negotiation you are part of. Sometimes, winning means taking the sellers price and closing in […]


The Most Common Challenges Of Selling An Inherited Property

September 4, 2019

In the world of real estate, you never know what is on the horizon. There are plenty of times when a deal, or situation, is thrown on your lap completely out of the blue. Such is the case with inherited properties. Dealing with a property in probate is one of the most difficult, and time […]


Are Vacation Houses A Smart Investment?

August 28, 2019

There is nothing quite like spending time with friends and family at a vacation rental property. In fact, there is a chance that some of you are reading this right now sipping coffee overlooking your favorite morning spot. As much as you may relish your time spent there it doesn’t necessarily mean you should make […]


Cash On Cash Return & What It Means For Real Estate Investors

August 21, 2019

If you’re a rental property investor who’d like to measure the profitability of a real estate deal, you may have run into some difficulty finding a metric that best suits your needs. For instance, return on investment (ROI) measures returns as a function of appreciation or equity, which can be tricky to apply to rental […]